Something Positive by Something Familiar

Date: Mar 2020
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Something Positive is giving people enlightening coronavirus updates, to help ease anxiety from design studio somethingfamiliar.

The Bristol-based design studio, Something Familiar, is aiming to shine a light on good news, as an alternative to the daily onslaught of negativity appearing in this global time of crisis. The new website called, is updated everyday with upbeat facts, news and developments from around the world and displayed with a visually calming and minimal aesthetic.

As well as displaying the bright side in words, an evolving muted colour palette runs throughout, with a very pleasing, slowly morphing shape. Inspired by the unknown nature of the living virus, the site subverts it’s scary, dark nature using colour and form to give it a more playful and calm look and feel.

The team at somethingfamiliar was keen to spread goodwill among the creative community, but felt that good news should be shared with everyone.

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